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CAA approves 3 new degrees based on old FCS framework

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

December 6, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs approved the new branches of what used to be the school of Family and Consumer Sciences at its meeting Thursday. Last year, Provost Jay Gatrell revealed a college reorganization plan, which included many program and name shifts around campus, including the dismantling of wh...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 14, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library at 2 p.m. to discuss six action items ranging from a revised major to new courses. A new course titled ‘NTR 3500: Professional Focus on Nutrition and Dietetics’ will be proposed to the council at its meeting. The cour...

CAA has tied vote over agricultural program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs did not pass through a proposal for the organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option through the organizational development program at its meeting Oct. 25. Bruce Barnard, the program coordinator for the organizational development program, pres...

CAA to consider proposal for new organizational development program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss a new organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option at its meeting on Thursday. According to the new option proposal, this addition to the organizational development program is to attract students who complete associate degrees in agricultural f...

CAA to discuss transfer credit hour requirements

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 25, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will be meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library. The CAA has two action items, including a new minor and the reduction of certain credit requirements for transfer students, and three discussion items, one of which is the Passport to Diversity initiative d...

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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While the end of shared governance discussions may have seemed over to some following the conclusion of the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday, members of the Council on Academic Affairs were in for a surprise at their meeting Sept. 20. The senate ended their meeting with Todd Bruns, senate chair and scholarly communication librarian and institutional repository director, heading off to write a more ...

CAA to discuss electronic course proposal forms

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 19, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library. The council will get an update about their electronic course proposal form, which was re-discussed at a meeting last semester on April 26, 2018. Nathan Atkinson, a web developer in the Center for Acade...

Faculty Senate sets January as end date for resolution on shared governance

Faculty Senate sets January as end date for resolution on shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 18, 2018


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After a year of discussion, the question of what to do about the Higher Learning Commission’s concerns with Eastern’s organizational communication is coming to a potential end. Many solutions and ideas have been discussed, and at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, an official end date for th...

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 23, 2018


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The Council of Academic Affairs, which has been working under suspended bylaws for the past year, will start to reinstate and update the bylaws as changes resulting from the “year of transition” continue around campus. Jeffrey Stowell, a psychology professor as well as the vice chair of Faculty Sen...

Glassman tells CUPB about latest testimony to state senate higher education committee

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2018


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The Council on University Planning and Budgeting met on Friday to discuss newly added majors and Eastern President David Glassman’s most recent testimony to the state senate appropriations higher education committee. The Council on Academic Affairs approved many new programs, provost Jay Gatrell...

CAA meeting canceled Thursday due to light agenda

Staff Report

February 8, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs meeting, originally set for 2 p.m. Thursday, was canceled because of a light agenda. Per CAA Bylaw VII.4.d, the CAA chairperson has added FCS 2244, Textile Analysis; FCS 2245, Fashion E-Tailing; FCS 2300G, Personal and Family Financial Literacy; FCS 3200, Historic Co...

Faculty Senate, CAA look at shared governance

Faculty Senate, CAA look at shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

January 23, 2018


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Members of the Council on Academic Affairs attended the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday to continue a larger discussion on shared governance and how it applies to Eastern’s organizations. At their last meeting, the Faculty Senate discussed the possibility that their bylaws could make them the...

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